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Sport NZ expands school program into Waikato and Southland

2019 Apr 18

Sport NZ is doubling the reach of its pilot by adding 40 new primary and intermediate schools in Waikato and Southland in partnership with regional sports trusts Sport Waikato and Sport1S…

Young Women’s Activation and Innovation funds launched

2019 Apr 04

Two new funds designed to get more young women physically active through recreation and sport launch today. Sport New Zealand is investing $1 million across the Young Women’s Activation Fund and…

Anti-Doping Leaders call on watershed opportunity for reform

2019 Mar 12

Below is a statement supported by 20 National Anti-Doping organisations , including Drug Free Sport NZ. Quote from DFSNZ CE Nick Paterson: “Now is the time for reform, and to ensure WADA's1gover…

Contributions to sport honoured

2019 Jan 07

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated all those sportspeople honoured in the New Year’s honours today. “All the recipients have made invaluable contributions to a1sec…

Sport NZ releases report on athlete's rights and welfare

2018 Dec 10

Sport NZ has today released a report by sports lawyer Stephen Cottrell on elite athletes’ rights and welfare. Commissioned as part of a broader Sport Integrity Review, the report builds on the1fin…

Women’s Rugby World Cup hosting rights a win for the local game

2018 Nov 15

New Zealand’s successful bid to host the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup will raise the profile of the game locally and provide a valuable economic boost for the game, Minister for Sport and Recrea…

Sport NZ seeks public views on sports integrity

2018 Nov 01

Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an1onlin…

Sport Minister disturbed by report findings

2018 Oct 16

The findings of a report into Cycling New Zealand’s (CNZ) high performance programme are deeply disappointing, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson said on Monday. He was commenting…

Government launches Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation

2018 Oct 12

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson have launched a new strategy that champions equality for New Zealand women and girls in sport and active1recreation. …

Appointments to the Eden Park Trust Board

2018 Sep 24

Renata Blair and Victoria Toon have been selected as Crown-appointed trustees to the Eden Park Trust Board, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today. Both appointments are…

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